Garbage, Feces Take Toll On National Parks Amid ShutdownHuman feces, overflowing garbage, illegal off-roading and other damaging behavior are beginning to overwhelm some national parks, as a partial government shutdown left areas open to visitors but with little staff.
Repairs To Leave Part Of Statue Of Liberty DarkWorkers will be turning off some lights for repairs to the Statue of Liberty's electrical system.
Nearly 400 Cold-Stunned Turtles In Texas Released Into GulfNearly 400 sea turtles found stunned by recent frigid weather along the Texas coast have been returned to the Gulf of Mexico near Corpus Christi.
National Parks Seek Fee Hike Amid Struggle To Fund RepairsVisiting the country's most popular national parks would get more costly under a federal proposal released this week.
National Parks Service Ends Ban On Disposable Water BottlesThe federal government says it's eliminating a policy that let national parks like the Grand Canyon ban the sale of bottled water.
Rare Meteorological Event Creates Spectacle At Grand CanyonThe phenomenon is called a "full cloud inversion."
'Refugees Welcome' Banner Unfurled At Statue Of LibertyThe National Park Service is trying to figure out who unfurled a giant banner at the Statue of Liberty saying "Refugees Welcome."
Harriet Tubman National Historical Park Becomes RealityFederal parks officials have formally established the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in upstate New York.
Historic Texas Site Among 20 Vying For Preservation FundsTwenty historic sites in national parks, including one in Texas, are vying for $2 million in preservation grants, and the public is invited to vote for their favorite places.
San Antonio Food Bank, Federal Parks Join To Provide ProduceThe San Antonio Food Bank and the National Park Service are joining forces for a project that will provide up to about 500,000 pounds of fresh produce annually to feed the hungry.
Fort Worth Looking At Improvements For Lake ArlingtonThe Arlington side has lakeside property development, large, child-friendly park facilities and plenty of roads accessing the water. The Fort Worth side doesn't even have a permanent restroom.
Travel Guide To Utah's Arches National ParkTravel guide to Utah's Arches National Park, featuring the world's largest collection of natural stone arches.
National Parks Call On Americans To 'Find Your Park'After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the country's most beautiful and historic places, though it also suffers from an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance and a visitor base that's aging and mostly white.